Under cover of night Oli, his young girlfriend and a scheming colleague are fleeing in their boat with a fortune in forbidden cash. The seas rage and a horrible accident occurs. Marooned on a freezing outcrop of rock, the tension builds as the three violently disagree on how to survive.

About the film

  • Type: Short Film
  • Genre: Drama
  • Length: 14 min. 59 sec.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Fórn
  • International Title: Sacrifice
  • Production Year: 2012
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Production Format: Arri Alexa
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Stereo



Company Credits


  • Tallgrass Film Festival, Wichita, USA, 2013
  • Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards, 2013 - Award: Nominated for short film of the year.
  • Seattle International Film Festival, 2013
  • Nordisk Panorama, Shorts and Documentaries, Finland, 2012
  • Nordische Filmtage Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany, 2012

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